As a community of faith committed to Jesus Christ, we strive to extend a generous welcome to all who enter our doors and to treat them with the love and dignity that God bestows upon each and every one of us. We want our church to be a safe place for everyone.
Unfortunately, we cannot simply assume that our church is a safe place. We must take intentional and direct actions to achieve this goal. Our congregation wants people of all ages to be able to deepen their relationship with God and each other in an environment that is safe and secure. We want to create an environment where the vulnerable are protected and opportunities for inappropriate behavior are minimized. Therefore, we the members of the New Ark United Church of Christ have created this Safe Conduct Policy (SCP) to help us provide a safe and nurturing environment for all who participate in its programs.
To read the policy in its entirety, click here.